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1) I want to be able to quickly see a specific photo, which would be the most convenient method? (least clicks, navigation, time, etc)
If you are talking about DE or WM then place a shortcut on the Desktop.
Originally Posted by unixor
2) I have a list of commands that I want to run them sequencially, is there a way so that I wont have to copy/paste each in the bash?
You can use user defined aliases in your '~/.bashrc' file and use the console or launch 'X' alias to do something; You could setup a .bashrc & .bash_profile for your user;
~$ cat .bash_profile
# Source .bashrc
if [ -f ~/.bashrc ]; then
:~$ cat .bashrc
# Add bin to path
# Dynamic resizing
shopt -s checkwinsize
# Custom prompt
if [ `id -un` = root ]; then
# Add color
eval `dircolors -b`
# User defined aliases
alias clls='clear; ls'
alias ll='ls -l'
alias lsa='ls -A'
alias lsg='ls | grep'
alias lsp='ls -1 /var/log/packages/ > package-list'
alias web='links -g -download-dir ~/ www.google.com'
#To clean up and cover your tracks once you log off
#Depending on your version of BASH, you might have to use
# the other form of this command
trap "rm -f ~$LOGNAME/.bash_history" 0
#The older KSH-style form
# trap 0 rm -f ~$LOGNAME/.bash_history
The .bashrc is very useful!
Originally Posted by unixor
3) after I type/paste a command in the bash (without hitting ENTER to run it), is there a way to delete it with one click?
I do use 'ctrl-c' but if you are on the command line then press and hold <backspace>. Plus remember that the lines are editable by using the cursor keys 'left arrow' & 'right arrow' to move on line to edit. You can move through history with the 'up & down' arrows on the cli.
Just a few more links to aid you to gaining some understanding. Sure some may seem beyond a newbie but you must start somewhere;